|Mechanism of labour - Wellcome Library|
The film illustrates the mechanisms of labour in childbirth by means of a model pelvis and foetal skull, viewed from in front and from below. 1 segment.
Keywords: Obstetrics; Parturition; Birth; Obstetrics; Parturition; Obstetricians
|Management of a normal birth in a continental clinic : Part 5 - Wellcome Library|
Management of the newborn child. 2 segments.
Keywords: Obstetrics; Parturition; Birth; Obstetrics; Parturition; Obstetricians. Doctors. Nurses
|Gestation of ovum - Wellcome Library|
A time lapse study showing the relative sliding movements of the cells during early stages of embryonic development, and the development and fusion of the medullary plates. Time lapse studies of axolotl ovum and the rotation of the embryo during later stages of development are shown. 2 segments.
Keywords: Obstetrics; Embryology; Embryonic and Fetal Development; Biology; Pregnancy; Obstetrics; Embryology; Embryonic and Fetal Development; Medical
|Training for childbirth and after - Wellcome Library|
Ante- and post-natal exercises demonstrated by an instructor and then by a class of mothers-to-be. 3 segments.
Keywords: Obstetrics; Parturition; Postnatal Care; Birth; Pregnancy; Obstetrics; Parturition; Postnatal Care; Pregnant women
|Management of normal labour - Wellcome Library|
Shows how a typical labour should be managed, including abdominal and vaginal examination, the second stage of labour, the patient prepared for delivery, the control of the foetal head, examination of the umbilical cord, use of the mucus cather, ligation of the cord, expulsion of the placenta and an examination for vaginal and perineal lacerations. 1 segment.
Keywords: Obstetrics; Parturition; Labor, Obstetric; Medical sciences; Birth; Obstetrics; Parturition; Labor, Obstetric; Obstetricians. Midwives
|Development of the rabbit ovum - Wellcome Library|
The first 72 hours of a fertilised rabbit ovum are seen in time-lapse photography. 3 segments.
Keywords: Obstetrics; Embryology; Ovum; Rabbits; Blastocyst; Embryology; Embryos; Obstetrics; Embryology; Ovum; Rabbits; Blastocyst; Medical students
|Relief of pain in childbirth - Wellcome Library|
Requirements of an ideal analgesic and the use of nitrous oxide and trichlorethlene in childbirth. A pregnant woman is shown on a hospital bed and the voice-over sets the tone for this medical information film, explaining that there are four key factors in seeking analgesia in childbirth. The mother remains conscious and co-operative, there are good uterine contractions, the method is safe for mother and baby and respiration in the baby is not repressed...
Keywords: Parturition; Obstetrics; Analgesia, Obstetrical; Anesthesia, Obstetrical; Birth; Maternal and child health; Parturition; Obstetrics; Analgesia, Obstetrical; Anesthesia, Obstetrical; Medical profession anaesthetists
|Labour with uniovular twins - Wellcome Library|
This film shows the second stage of labour, and opens with the head of the first child advancing and gradually distending the perineum. The first child presents in the left occipito anterior position. The second child presents and is delivered in the third vortex position. The placenta is delivered. 3 segments.
Keywords: Obstetrics; Twins, Monozygotic; Labor, Obstetric; Parturition; Birth; Medical sciences; Obstetrics; Twins, Monozygotic; Labor, Obstetric; Parturition; Obstetricians. Midwives
|Ergot : the story of a parasitic fungus - Wellcome Library|
A comprehensive survey of the natural, medical and social history, commercial production and obstetric use of ergot and its derivative ergometrine. Includes a detailed description of the life-cycle of the fungus, live action footage of the use of ergometrine in the Department of Obstetrics, University College Hospital to expidate delivery in childbirth and Professor Chassar Moir's own account of the discovery of ergometrine in 1935...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Obstetrics; Ergonovine -- pharmacology; Medical sciences; UK; Maternal and child health; Medicine -- History; Obstetrics; Ergonovine -- pharmacology; Medical